This is part 2 in my series on how I hire and manage my team of outsourced workers. Like I said in my first post (how to hire a VA) my ability to get a team of VA’s working for me is mission critical – my business fails if I can’t outsource.
The key to successfully working with a VA is the same as successfully managing people in the real world. It is very simple but not easily done well…
“Provide clear instructions on who is doing what by when”
Common quote I first heard from one of my favorite podcasts – Manager Tools
Disclaimer – I am not as good at this as this post looks. When I hear other people talking about how they systematize their business its all sunshine and roses and their systems all work perfectly. Let me be clear I have much of the system outlined below working well but there are A LOT of areas for me to still improve upon.